New to California? – Get this Book, Use Easy Voter Guide

Posted on August 24, 2014 in Bay Region League News | comments

  Because of our booming tech sector, the greater Silicon Valley area attracts tens of thousands of newcomers.  Many newbies are surprised that government really is organized somewhat differently here. The Lea...


Early Education in California – Bay Area Forum

Posted on March 19, 2014 in Bay Region Education League News | comments

Bay Area State legislators participated in an open dialogue about pending state legislation focused on early education in California, as well as the January budget proposal and its impact on early care and education prog...


Highlights of Bay Area League Day 2014

Posted on February 11, 2014 in Bay Region Environment League News | comments

Four members of LWVLAMV chapter attended Bay Area League Day Feb. 1, 2014, in Oakland.  In the photo – are Cathy Lazarus, Alec MacDonald ( Bay Area Monitor editor), Max Harned-Beckman, Sue Graham – holding t...


Bay Area Anti-growth & Pro-growth Voices

Posted on January 31, 2014 in Bay Region Environment Housing League News | comments

Our local members suggest these articles: A THREAT TO PLANNING A Threat to Planning?  The opponents of Plan Bay Area, both Bay Area pro-growth and Bay Area anti-growth are undercutting the role of regional planning as a...


Plan Bay Area Approved

Posted on October 26, 2013 in Bay Region Housing League News | comments

  So What is Plan Bay Area?  Plan Bay Area charts a course for the Bay Area’s Sustainable Communities Strategy out to the year 2040. The Plan will accommodate needed growth within our nine counties while at the s...


Egon Terplan of SPUR on Bay Area Regional Planning

Posted on April 30, 2013 in Bay Region League News | comments

“Five Not-So-Easy Pieces” – jobs, housing, transit, taxes, climate Excerpts From the Bay Area Monitor web site. The entire article is here. By Alec MacDonald For Egon Terplan – the regional plann...


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